Clinical Pain Management Second Edition: Cancer Pain

ISBN: 9780340940075

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Now divided into four parts, the second edition of Cancer Pain delivers broad coverage of the issues that arise in the management of malignancy-related pain, from basic science, through end of life care and associated ethical issues, to therapies, both medical and complementary.Part One reviews basis considerations in cancer pain management, including epidemiology, pharmacology, history-taking and patient evaluation and teamworking.Part Two brings together the drug therapies for cancer pain, their underlying basis, and potential side-effects.Part Three covers the non-drug therapies, including nerve blocks, stimulation-induced analgesia, radiotherapy, complementary therapies and psychological interventions. The control of symptoms other than pain, so critical to cancer patients, is also considered here.Part Four describes special situations. Cancer pain management in children and older patients, and in the community setting, and pain in the dying patient and the cancer survivor are all covered here.

Title:
Clinical Pain Management Second Edition: Cancer Pain
ISBN-10:
0340940077
ISBN-13:
9780340940075
Author:
Nigel Sykes and Michael Bennet and Chun-su Yuan
Publisher:
CRC Press
Published Date:
20080926
Edition:
2
Binding
Hardback
Pages:
464
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
11 H x 8.5 W (inches)

Nigel Sykes and Michael Bennet and Chun-su Yuan

Nigel Sykes Medical Director and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St Christopher's Hospice, London, UK



Michael I Bennett Professor of Palliative Medicine, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK



Chun-Su Yuan Cyrus Tang Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

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Nigel Sykes Medical Director and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK

Michael I Bennett Professor of Palliative Medicine, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

Chun-Su Yuan Cyrus Tang Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

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